4925.05 Driver access to digital network; rider complaints.

(A)

(1) A transportation network company shall prohibit any transportation network company driver from logging onto the transportation network company's digital network or providing transportation network company services while under the influence of any amount of alcohol or a drug of abuse. A transportation network company shall notify all drivers of this prohibition and shall provide notice of this policy on the digital network of the transportation network company.

(2) As used in division (A)(1) of this section, "drug of abuse" has the same meaning as in section 4506.01 of the Revised Code. For purposes of this section, "drug of abuse" does not include any drug that was obtained pursuant to a prescription issued by a licensed health professional authorized to prescribe drugs if the drug is taken in accordance with the directions of the health professional and does not impair the ability of the person who took the drug to operate a motor vehicle.

(B) A transportation network company shall establish a procedure by which a rider may report a complaint against a transportation network company driver for a violation of the company's prohibition established under division (A) of this section. The transportation network company shall provide information about the complaint procedure on the digital network of the transportation network company. Upon receiving a complaint alleging a violation of the prohibition established under division (A) of this section, a transportation network company shall immediately suspend the access of the driver accused of the violation to the transportation network company's digital network and shall conduct an investigation into the reported incident.

(C) A transportation network company shall retain all complaints submitted under division ( B) of this section, and all records related to the investigation of such a complaint, for a period of two years commencing on the date each complaint was filed.

Cite as R.C. § 4925.05

Added by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 237, §1, eff. 3/23/2016.